- Argue on your feet. Whether you’re arguing in court or researching in the office, the case quotations immediately following the statutes and rules contain the information you need to cite a controlling case. These annotations don’t leave you guessing—they provide context, the holding when practical, and the court’s analysis.
- Practice efficiently – time is money. Why struggle with two books when all the statutes and rules you need to win your family-law case are in one book? The complete Family Code, Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, and Texas Rules of Evidence are at your fingertips.
- Know the law. O’Connor’s Family Code Plus gives you the law you need—reflecting all of the current legislative changes, so you won’t get taken by surprise. Quick-reference summaries of legislative changes are provided in the introduction, and you’ll find margin notes that allow you to easily identify statutes that were amended and enacted in the latest legislative session.
- Find the law fast. Don’t waste your time trying to find the code section you need. Helpful tabs and headings let you turn immediately to the page you need.
- Title 1. The Marriage Relationship (annotated)
- Title 1-A. Collaborative Family Law
- Title 2. Child in Relation to the Family (annotated)
- Title 3. Juvenile Justice Code
- Title 4. Protective Orders & Family Violence (annotated)
- Title 5. The Parent-Child Relationship & the Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship (annotated)
Texas Rules of Civil Procedure (annotated)
Texas Rules of Evidence (annotated)
Hague Convention on International Child Abduction
Parental Notification Rules
Family Court Local Rules
Attorney Fees Chart
Statute of Limitations Chart
Select provisions from:
- Civil Practice & Remedies Code
- Government Code
- Penal Code
- Code of Criminal Procedure
- Health & Safety Code
- Property Code
- Texas Constitution
- United States Code Title 26 (with Code of Federal Regulations)
Family Code Derivation Table
Family Code Disposition Table
- Updated with new annotations that reflect cutting-edge case law decided in 2011 and 2012
- Updated with 2011 and 2012 changes to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure – all easily identifiable with an “11” or “12” button in the margins
- 2012 child-support tax table (newly revised in March 2012 to reflect the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012)
- Quick-reference chart identifying all Family Code sections affected by 2011 regular-session legislation